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Letters to the Editor: June 21, 2017

The trans community alone has a reported 41 percent suicide rate, and as someone who’s personally dealt with ideations my whole life, I must stress that this isn’t actually a mental health issue.

(Cover by Erin DeMoss / Oklahoma Gazette)

Commentary: An open letter condemning LGBT violence and hate

No human should inflict homophobic or transphobic hate — not slurs, not discrimination, not intimidation, not anti-LGBT legislation, not assault, not battery and not murder.

Throwing stones at glass houses

“Everybody understands terrorism destroys people’s lives, it destroys property. All I meant was, all I was saying was the homosexual agenda is destroying people’s lives. I never meant to call them terrorists,” Kern said in defense of her beliefs. And then … and then she said that disagreeing with her belief is akin to being

LETTERS

Who’s hungry? Each year, Gov. Mary Fallin sponsors a food bank drive asking state employees to contribute. The food collected is donated to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. On first consideration, this seems like a laudable effort. Every year, more Oklahomans suffer from hunger. Both the latest census and the Regional Food Bank have

Terror on a Train

As the title has it, the film is more concerned with the work half of that equation. A terrorist has planted a package of explosives on a train — or, as one character puts it, “Some joker’s been monkeyin’ around with your load!” — and Lyncort is called into action to diffuse the situation. Meanwhile, an

The Flaming Lips — The Terror

In it, he detailed — with a vague, yet purposeful candor — the internal struggles endured by both he and his bandmates, ruminating on a metaphysical desire for control over one’s life and, conversely, the self-inflicted, masochistic chaos that can often accompany it. These pleas for understanding, he ultimately concluded, were nothing but exercises in

Waiting for a Super Bowl

Hank Williams Jr. ain’t got nothin’ on Oklahoma City’s favorite psychedelic rockers, at least not when it comes to the upcoming Super Bowl Sunday. A brand-spanking-new Lips song, “Sun Blows Up Today,” will be front and center in a Hyundai commercial slated to run during the big game. The band will be spotted performing the

Chiller: The Complete Television Series

And, as with any media in the omnibus format, some episodes clearly work better than others. The irony is that Chiller begins to find its footing as the hours click by, yet it’s all over and done with after five.   The two-disc set contains the entire quintet of the supernatural stories. The first, “Prophecy,”

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